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Meet Naturally Lewis

Who We Are

your local experts in economic development

Naturally Lewis, Inc. is an independent, nonprofit, economic development organization serving Lewis County, NY. Here, we're real community members collaborating with our communities to champion the growth of a Lewis County that thrives at work and at home. As experts in economic development, we're looking at the big picture, solving large-scale challenges, and connecting with key stakeholders across New York State.

Brittany Davis

Executive Director

Trish Michael

Finance & Operations Manager

Cheyenne Steria

Director of Development

Jenna Lauraine

Programs & Partnerships Director

Kristen Ward Aucter

Director of Tourism

Kaylee Tabolt

Economic & Tourism Development Specialist

Our Board

thinking big picture

Christie Andrus Nakano

Vice Chair

Human Factor Leadership

Cassandra Buell

Silver Sap Maple | Lewis County

Jessica Clemons

SAGE Publishing

Megan Dolhof

Open Sky Wellness Center

Larry Dolhof

County Representative

Dolhof's Hardware | Lewis County

Jessica Dunn

U.S. Army

Lisa Hetzner

Lewis County

Mike Jackson

Viking Cives

Joe Lawrence

LCIDA Representative | Secretary

Cornell University

Shellie Marks

Qubica AMF

Nick Mir

Chamber Representative

Snow Ridge Resort

Tim Petersen

LCDC Representative


Ryan Piche

County Representative | Treasurer

Lewis County

Harley Snyder

UP! Coalition of Lewis County

Eric Virkler


Lewis County

Our Tools

your resources for economic development

Naturally Lewis, Inc. administers services for the Lewis County Chamber of Commerce, Lewis County Development Corporation, and County of Lewis Industrial Development Agency thorugh a formal partnership. With these tools in our toolbox, Naturally Lewis, Inc. is your resource for business & community growth in Lewis County, NY.

Lewis County Chamber of Commerce

The Lewis County Chamber of Commerce was organized in 1945 to promote business and economic activity in Lewis County through the efforts of its membership and staff.

Lewis County Development Corporation

The LCDC, a Local Development Corporation, is a not-for-profit countywide organization dedicated to utilizing and creating assets for economic and community development.

County of Lewis Industrial Development Agency

The LCIDA has been in operation since 1973. It is a state authorized public benefit corporation that has the ability to provide certain New York State sanctioned tax benefit programs.